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Description of Rhododendron 'Molly Smith'

R. 'Molly Smith' 
Photo by: Herb Spady

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

degronianum ssp yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada' x Mrs Furnivall 

Predominant Flower Color: 

White 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, 2" across, creamy white with prominent orange blotch in brush strokes on dorsal lobe. Held in conical trusses of up to 12 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason to Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves oblanceolate, acute apex, cuneate base, 3" long, of heavy texture, green with gray-brown indumentum, leaves retained 3-4 years. Rounded, well-branched plant. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Smith, C. 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 821/843 

 Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on local climate and soil conditions.
Hardiness temperature is also an approximate guideline.


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